Thursday’s Vital Data: Alibaba (BABA), Apple (AAPL) and Facebook (FB)

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Facebook Inc. (FB) are all seeing top-10 options activity. More 

Facebook Inc: Costs Weigh on Facebook Earnings, FB Stock Slips

Facebook earnings for the forth quarter were mostly solid, but significant costs left investors feeling iffy about FB stock. More 

Facebook Blocks Pages Insulting Muhammad, Islam in Turkey

Facebook is reported to have blocked pages in Turkey that insult Muhammad in compliance with an order from Turkish courts. More 

Facebook to Launch Real-Time Super Bowl Hub

Facebook is adding a Super Bowl hub to the social media site that'll include in-game updates and some of the commercials. More 

Wickr: Encrypted Messaging App Keeps Your Photos Private (With Cats!)

Wickr is a messaging app that allows users to protect their photos with pictures of cats that have links hidden in them. More 

Oculus Rift: How it Can Catapult Facebook (FB) Stock Higher

Oculus Rift, a popular virtual reality headset, could be the key to Facebook (FB) stock and its long-term growth. A Sundance film is just the beginning. More 

Here’s What Caused Last Night’s Massive Facebook, Instagram Outage

Facebook and Instagram suffered a huge outage following a change to its configuration systems that was done by the company. More 

4 Tech Stocks Reveal Fresh Ideas – AAPL, FB, INTC, YHOO

The 2015 CES ran recently, and Apple, Facebook, Intel and Yahoo were at the center of the action. More 

Expect Facebook Stock to Beat the Street Again

When FB releases fourth-quarter earnings this week, expect solid revenue and growth that beats analyst expectations for Facebook stock. More 

FB: 2 Ways to Trade Facebook Stock Ahead of Earnings

Facebook stock traders will be looking for strong revenue daily active user growth to make up for growing acquisition costs More